Publications

(With Guelmami N, Chalghaf N, Wu J, Mellado B, Jahrami H, Ben Khalifa M, Amayra T, Azaiez F, Bragazzi NL). Social Media COVID-19 Information and Vaccine Decision: A Latent Class Analysis. Available at SSRN 3841301. 2021 May 7.

(With Stevenson F, Hayasi K, Bragazzi NL, Asgary A, Lieberman B, Ruan X, Mathaha T, Dahbi SE, Choma N, Kawonga M). Development of an Early Alert System for an Additional Wave of COVID-19 Cases using a Recurrent Neural Network with Long Short-Term Memory. Available at SSRN 3838420. 2021 May 3.

(With Nicola Luigi Bragazzi, Naim Mahroum, Giovanni Damiani & Jianhong Wu) Effectiveness of community face mask use on COVID-19 epidemiological trends and patterns in Italy: evidence from a “translational” study,Infectious Diseases, 53:4, 252-254, DOI: 10.1080/23744235.2021.1883731 (2021) 

(With Lieberman, Benjamin and Gusinow, Roy and Asgary, Ali and Bragazzi, Nicola Luigi and Choma, Nalomotse and Dahbi, Salah-Eddine and Hayasi, Kentaro and Kar, Deepak and Kawonga, Mary and Kong, and Mbada, Mduduzi and Mellado, Bruce and Monnakgotla, Kgomotso and Orbinski, James and Ruan, Xifeng and Stevenson, Finn and Wu, Jianhong).  Big Data- and Artificial Intelligence-Based Hot-Spot Analysis of COVID-19: Gauteng, South Africa, as a case study (March 13, 2021). 

(With Guelmami N, ben Khalifa M, Chalghaf N, Amayra T, Wu J, Azaiez F, Bragazzi NL.) Preliminary development of the social media disinformation scale (SMDS-12) and its association with social media addiction and mental health: COVID-19 as a pilot case study(2021)

(with Mellado B, Wu J, Bragazzi NL, Asgary A, Kawonga M, Choma N, Hayasi K, Lieberman B, Mathaha T, Mbada M).  Leveraging Artificial Intelligence and Big Data to Optimize COVID-19 Clinical Public Health and Vaccination Roll-Out Strategies in Africa. Available at SSRN 3787748. (2021).

(with Bragazzi NL, Mahroum N, Damiani G, Wu J). Effectiveness of community face mask use on COVID-19 epidemiological trends and patterns in Italy: evidence from a “translational” study. Infectious Diseases (2021)

(with Al Habees A, Aldabbas E, Bragazzi N), Bacteria-bacteriophage cycles facilitate Cholera outbreak cycles: an indirect Susceptible-Infected-Bacteria-Phage (iSIRBP) model-based mathematical study. (2021)

(with Wen Zhong, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi, Saeid Safiri, Masoud Behzadifar, Weiru Zhang, Xinyao Liu, Weijun Wang, Jianhong Wu)  Burden of respiratory infection and tuberculosis among US states from 1990 to 2019 (2021)

(with Jimin Zhang,  Junping Shi, & Hao Wang) Phytoplankton Competition for Nutrients and Light in a Stratified Lake: A Mathematical Model Connecting Epilimnion and Hypolimnion. J Nonlinear Sci 31, 35 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00332-021-09693-6

( with David JF, Iyaniwura SA, Yuan P, Tan Y, Zhu H). Modeling the potential impact of indirect transmission on COVID-19 epidemic. medRxiv. 2021

(With Noomen Guelmami, Maher ben Khalifa, Nasr Chalghaf, Tannoubi Amayra, Jianhong Wu, Fairouz Azaiez and Nicola Luigi Bragazzi). Preliminary development of the social media disinformation scale (SMDS-12) and its association with social media addiction and mental health: COVID-19 as a pilot case study. JMIR Preprints. 2021. DOI: 10.2196/preprints.27280

(With Matthew Betti, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi, Jane Heffernan, and  Angie Raad). Could the new COVID-19 mutant strain undermine vaccination efforts? A mathematical modelling approach for estimating the spread of the UK mutant strain using Ontario, Canada, as a case study. medRxiv.:2021.

(With Rinel F. Tchuendom , Samuel A. Adeleye , Jummy F. David , Fikreab Solomon Admasu , Emmanuel A. Bakare & Nourridine Siewe). SARS-CoV-2 and self-medication in Cameroon: a mathematical model. Journal of Biological Dynamics. 2021

(With Matthew Betti, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi, Jane Heffernan, and  Angie Raad). Integrated Vaccination and Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions based Strategies in Ontario, Canada, as a Case Study: a Mathematical Modeling Study. medRxiv.:2021.

(With Tekwa E, Gignoux-Wolfsohn S.). Social, economic, and environmental factors influencing the basic reproduction number of COVID-19 across countries. medRxiv. 2021. 

(By Gewin V,  featuring  Jude Kong's advice to colleagues and what he plan to start, limit or keep doing). Ways to look after yourself and others in 2021. Nature. 2020 Dec;588(7839):717-8.

(With Jacqueline Duhon, Nicola Bragazzi).The impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions, demographic, social, and climatic factors on the initial growth rate of COVID-19: a cross-country study. Science of The Total Environment, 144325.(2020)

(With McCarthy Z, Athar S, Alavinejad M, Chow C, Moyles I, Nah K, Agrawal N, Jaber A, Keane L, Liu S). Quantifying the annual incidence and underestimation of seasonal influenza: A modelling approach. Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling. 2020 Dec;17(1):1-6.

(With Yuan P, Li J, Aruffo E, Li Q, Zheng T, Ogden N, Sander B, Heffernan JM, Gatov E, Collier S, Tan Y). Efficacy of 'Stay-at-Home' Policy and Transmission of COVID-19 in Toronto, Canada: A Mathematical Modeling Study.

(With Moyles IR, Heffernan JM). Cost and social distancing dynamics in a mathematical model of COVID-19 with application to Ontario, Canada. medRxiv. 2020 Jan 1.

(with Li J, Yuan P, Heffernan J, Zheng T, Ogden N, Sander B, Li J, Li Q, Bélair J, Aruffo E.) Fangcang shelter hospitals during the COVID-19 epidemic, Wuhan, China. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2020 Dec 1;98(12):830.

(With Wang H, Siddique T, Foght J, Semple K, Burkus Z, Lewis MA). Second-generation stoichiometric mathematical model to predict methane emissions from oil sands tailings. Science of the Total Environment. 2019 Dec 1;694:133645.

(With Tadiri CP, Fussmann GF, Scott ME, Wang H). A Data-Validated Host-Parasite Model for Infectious Disease Outbreaks. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 2019;7:307.

(With Salceanu P, Wang H). A stoichiometric organic matter decomposition model in a chemostat culture. Journal of mathematical biology. 2018 Feb 1;76(3):609-44.

Modeling Microbial Dynamics: Effects on Environmental and Human Health.

(With Jin C, Wang H). The inverse method for a childhood infectious disease model with its application to pre-vaccination and post-vaccination measles data. Bulletin of mathematical biology. 2015 Dec;77(12):2231-63.

(With Davis W, Li X, Wang H). Stability and sensitivity analysis of the iSIR model for indirectly transmitted infectious diseases with immunological threshold. SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics. 2014;74(5):1418-41.

(With Kumar SS, Palumbo P). DDE models of the glucose-insulin system: a useful tool for the artificial pancreas. InManaging complexity, reducing perplexity 2014 (pp. 109-117). Springer, Cham.

(With Palumbo P, Pepe P, Kumar SS, Panunzi S, De Gaetano A). Regulation of the human plasma glycemia by means of glucose measurements and subcutaneous insulin administration. IFAC Proceedings Volumes. 2013 Jan 1;46(20):524-9.

Bayesian Nonparametric Tensor Completion